Here are 8 ways education has improved for Americans over the last 8 years.
ICYMI: Protecting our students’ civil rights is fundamental to ensuring they receive a high-quality education.
"Never doubt that if we develop our children’s minds, nurture their hearts, and make sure they know they are safe and welcome in their schools — no matter who they are — the future of our country is strong." - John King

Lead by example, through education, and with hope
Parents, schools, and communities can all play a role in helping LGBT youth feel physically and emotionally safe.

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Over 1.3 million homeless children and youth are enrolled in public schools. These are the stories of students who have experienced #homelessness firsthand.

Provisions under the ESSA help ensure educational rights and protections for homeless children and youth. Learn more: [ Link ]
"It is not enough for those already prosperous to prosper. All Americans must have the opportunity to meaningfully participate in our nation's growth, if it is to succeed." - U.S. Secretary John B. King, Jr.

A Dispatch From the Outgoing U.S. Education Secretary
“Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #MLKday2017
Gracias Maestras #ThankATeacher
"If you want happiness for a lifetime, help the next generation." - Chinese Proverb #ThankATeacher
Los Maestros Cambian Vidas #ThankATeacher
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." - Albert Einstein
We're all happy it's Friday, but before we head home to start our weekends, let's take a moment to say:
"I knew at that moment that there is nothing I can't do." The powerful story of what motivates this college student to stay focused & driven.
"Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher!" - Japanese Proverb #ThankATeacher
Share a story or the name of an awesome teacher you know that is changing lives everyday #ThankATeacher
College is the best investment you can make in yourself, and in your future.

Secretary John B. King joins NextGenVest and students to discuss the college application process, the financial aid application process, and the repayment process and why they should not be obstacles to pursuing your dreams of going to college.
Have you thanked an educator today? Make sure to give them a shoutout by tagging them on the comment section! #ThankATeacher
Thanking teachers is important… remember they make every other profession possible! #ThankATeacher